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Festival in Western Australia

Festival in Western Australia


With events in cities and towns across the state, the 2015 festival attracted 170 events and over 145, visitors. Operating in WA since 2012, the festival is WA’s largest heritage event and with a festival in each state and territory, is known nationally as the National Trust Heritage Festival. The festival has an annual theme to provide inspiration. In 2016 it is Discovery…


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Festivals of Australia

Festivals of Australia


Last month NSW premier Mike Baird said he’d be asking his ministers to review the system for granting permits to music festivals because he’d had ‘enough’. Following a number of high-profile drug-related deaths at festivals in recent years, the hospitalisation of a 23-year-old woman who attended Field Day on New Year’s Day proved the last straw for the man in charge of the…


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Festivals Australia 2014

Festivals Australia 2014


The coming months are a travelling film buff s dream, as film festivals all over the country pop up celebrating both international and local film. Wherever in the country your travels may take you, there is sure to be festival nearby - or at least only a few hours drive away. We ve located some of the top film festivals around Australia for you to include in your itineraries…


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Greek Festival in Australia

Greek Festival in Australia


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be attending the opening of the Greek Lonsdale Street Festival on Saturday, February 27. The festival opening will also be attended by the leader of the federal Opposition, Bill Shorten, Prime Minister of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, federal and state parliamentarians, as well as representatives of Greek diplomatic and religious…


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Summer festivals Australia

Summer festivals Australia


Paul McConnell/Getty Images A music festival-goer displays an Australian flag in Sydney, Australia. Australia could potentially feature pill testing at upcoming summer music festivals nationwide, excluding the coastal state of New South Wales (NSW). Alex Wodak, president of the Australian Drug Enforcement, and physician David Caldicott plan to launch pill-testing trials at…


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Food festivals Australia

Food festivals Australia


Expect themed degustations, brewers’ breakfasts and guided food tastings of locally foraged fare across the region, while those keen to enjoy a hands-on experience can try bread-making, cheese-making classes and even beekeeping. As well as grown-up tastings, there are also plenty of family-friendly activities such as farm visits on offer. • highcountryharvest.com.au » Margaret…


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Australian Demographic Statistics

Australian Demographic Statistics


3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics TABLE 1. Population Change, Summary - Australia ( ) TABLE 2. Population Change, Components - States and Territories (Number) TABLE 4. Estimated Resident Population, States and Territories (Number) TABLE 16A. Interstate Arrivals, States and Territories (Persons) TABLE 16B. Interstate Departures, States and Territories (Persons) TABLE…


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Australian identity

Australian identity


Need a valid ID to prove your age or identity*? We can help. The Australia Post Keypass identity card is a photo ID card that is easy to obtain and use no matter your age. Keypass is accepted as proof of age for entry into licensed venues throughout Australia (excluding WA)† which display a sign^ saying they accept the card as proof of identity. What if you re under age? You…


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Festivals celebrated in Australia

Festivals celebrated in Australia


People arrive at the Inter-Celtic Festival in Lorient, France. Picture: Alastair Miller THERE is nothing too unusual about chucking a barbie for your mates with a couple of cases of Barossa’s finest and a few Aussie flags strung up to observe the national day. But it is odd when it’s August, 15, km away in Brittany in France and an incredible 800, people turn up to celebrate…


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Australian Aboriginal history

Australian Aboriginal history


Historians, Aboriginies, Australia Professor Richard Broome (History, La Trobe University) introduces the notion of Aboriginal history and how it has changed. The Nature of Frontier Professor Richard Broome (History, La Trobe University) on what the frontier is and the meaning behind it. Australian and European Meanings of Land Professor Richard Broome (History, La Trobe University)…


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